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[Florida] EXCLUSIVE: Tom Cruise's son Connor is following in his father's footsteps as he moves into Scientology's religious retreat The Sandcastle, an exclusive resort-style complex in Clearwater for church VIPs

Connor is often seen smoking on Sandcastle's waterfront deck... Despite being a chain-smoker, Connor - who is reported to have battled weight problems in the past - now lives a healthy life and often orders expensive gluten free meals at the Scientology r
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 15, 2018 02:24
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[UK] Vaping may damage immune system and lead to lung disease, study suggests

Vaping speeds up the death of lung cells by 50 fold and could trigger lung diseases in later life, a new study suggests. Scientists at the University of Birmingham found that the vapour inhaled from e-cigarettes damages immune cells, preventing them fro
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 15, 2018 01:33
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[UK] Vaping can cause SERIOUS lung damage and should be treated with caution, scientists warn

The perception that e-cigarettes are safe should be treated with caution, scientists have said as new research suggests vapour could harm lung cells. A study, published in journal Thorax, found vapour may cause inflammation and impair the activity of al
The Mirror (uk)
added Aug 15, 2018 01:31
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Pro-inflammatory effects of e-cigarette vapour condensate on human alveolar macrophages

Vaping may increase the cytotoxic effects of e-cigarette liquid (ECL). We compared the effect of unvaped ECL to e-cigarette vapour condensate (ECVC) on alveolar macrophage (AM) function....ECVC is significantly more toxic to AMs than non-vaped ECL. Excess
British Medical Journal
added Aug 15, 2018 01:27
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Shared Decision-Making Flops for Lung Ca Screening

A snapshot of real-world shared decision-making conversations for lung cancer screening revealed that such discussions averaged less than a minute and that the physicians involved never once brought up potential harms, a new study found. Among the 14 ex
MedPage Today
added Aug 15, 2018 01:23
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Testing messages about comparative risk of electronic cigarettes and combusted cigarettes

Comparative risk communication might encourage smokers to switch to lower-harm tobacco products. Comparative risk messages with more negative antismoking elements in the design might be particularly effective, because they led to higher self-efficacy to q
Tobacco Control
added Aug 14, 2018 02:48
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[Louisiana] Ken Carter, political strategist and BOLD founder, dies

He stared down the seemingly invincible legal and financial power of Big Tobacco and helped win a landmark, $206-billion settlement with tobacco interests, including $4.4 million for Louisiana’s anti-smoking programs and Medicaid treatment reimbursements
Louisiana Weekly
added Aug 14, 2018 02:36
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Teens hooked by vaping: FDA weighing a ban on flavored e-cigarette liquids

Teen vaping is at the tipping point before possible epidemic levels, federal officials and public health advocates agree, but they're feuding over how fast and far to go to rein in the booming electronic cigarette industry. Some of the health groups th
USA Today
added Aug 14, 2018 02:35
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[UK] Reassurance for vape businesses and their customers about vape tax proposal

we are able to meet and speak to the decision makers who matter most. We are therefore happy to report that contrary to the anonymous Whitehall sources cited by The Sun newspaper and others this past week, neither the Department for Health and Social car
Independent British Vape Trade Association (uk)
added Aug 14, 2018 00:46
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[UK] Council pension funds are major investors in tobacco companies

Anti-smoking groups dismiss claims by local authorities that they can’t sell stocks / More than £1.7bn has been directly invested in tobacco company stocks by healthcare providers, fire authorities and schools via UK council pension funds, the Guardian
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 14, 2018 00:36
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